A Culture Of Fear (ebook)

A Culture Of Fear (ebook)

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A Culture of Fear takes readers inside the largest child protective services agency in the country, Los Angeles County's Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Julian J. Dominguez and Melinda Murphy, current and former DCFS employees, respectively, expose some of the most serious deficiencies of the agency. They detail systemic core issues that include a lack of integrity in DCFS court report writing, and describe how reunification of families is marginalized or set aside and eclipsed by other priorities, including personal opinions, departmental positions, personality conflicts, prejudices/biases, and "cover your ass at all costs." The authors shine a light on the struggles of social workers in this agency, where values can stray far, far, from the publicly proclaimed mission, which is supposed to protect children and reunify families. This book is very unique by all measures, and is meant to serve as a starting point, not a solution or finish line. It will hopefully evoke meaningful dialogue resulting in reform and needed change.


Detalles del ebook
ISBN:
9781631354168
Editorial:
Publish on Demand Global LLC
Formato:
EPub con DRM
Idioma:
Inglés
Género:
Ciencias Humanas
Subgénero:
Sociología

Referencia:

1631354168 |

EAN:

9781631354168